DEFENDER 27

DEFENDER 27 photo DEFENDER 27 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
26.25 ft / 8.00 m
LWL:
19.00 ft / 5.79 m
Beam:
8.20 ft / 2.50 m
S.A. (reported):
243.00 ft2 / 22.58 m2
Draft (max):
4.13 ft / 1.26 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
4,409 lb / 2,000 kg
Ballast:
1,874 lb / 850 kg
S.A./Disp.:
14.50
Bal./Disp.:
42.50
Disp./Len.:
286.97
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1971
Last Built:
# Built:
Builder:
Dekker & Sons (NL)/EDOR
Designer:
Jacques Gaubert/André Mauric
Website:

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Water:
26 gals / 98 L
Fuel:

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
14.50
Bal./Disp.:
42.50
Disp./Len.:
286.97
Comfort Ratio:
19.51
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.00

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
27.89 ft / 8.50 m
J:
10.01 ft / 3.05 m
P:
24.61 ft / 7.50 m
E:
8.37 ft / 2.55 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
139.59 ft2 / 12.97 m2
S.A. Main:
102.99 ft2 / 9.57 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
242.58 ft2 / 22.54 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
14.48
Est. Forestay Len.:
29.63 ft / 9.03 m

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Notes

Inboard Buhk Desiel was optional.
Based on the earlier DEFENDER 15 (IOR 1/4 ton), with more freeboard and entirely new deck.
Later a stretched version became the DEFENDER 32. The 27 was, by far, the yards most popular model.



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